Humanitarian org, IFCJ, partners with United Hatzalah, distributed more than 200 packages of warm blankets, space heaters, and food supplies

JERUSALEM — On Wednesday, just ahead of the storm that covered Jerusalem and the surrounding area with a thick blanket of snow, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) together with United Hatzalah, distributed more than 200 packages of warm blankets, space heaters, and food supplies to elderly residents of the capital and…

Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are hard at work in Alabama after powerful tornadoes and storms devastated a number of communities

TUSCALOOSA, AL — Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are hard at work across multiple locations in Alabama after powerful tornadoes and storms devastated a number of communities. We are clearing yard debris, cutting up fallen trees, and covering damaged roofs with heavy-duty tarp material. Among the homeowners they have helped is Michael Beck, who survived a twister…

Violent conflict in Ethiopia’s northernmost region of Tigray has sent hundreds of thousands of displaced Ethiopians fleeing from their homes.

ETHIOPIA — Violent conflict in Ethiopia’s northernmost region of Tigray has sent hundreds of thousands of displaced Ethiopians fleeing from their homes. Samaritan’s Purse is working with local churches and other groups to identify and provide food for the most vulnerable families in their communities. Their teams and partners, including churches, are distributing food baskets…

Samaritan’s Purse is providing emergency supplies, food and water, to families in Cambodia adversely affected by Tropical Storm Nangka

CAMBODIA — Samaritan’s Purse is providing emergency supplies, including food and water, to families in Cambodia adversely affected by Tropical Storm Nangka that produced heavy rain and flash floods. Anna Zatsepina, Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Anna Zatsepina, and I’m the protection manager here at Samaritan’s Purse Cambodia. And today, we’re here at Kampong Prieng commune…

Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief and medical teams have been working in communities wrecked in storm weary San Pedro Sula, Honduras

HONDURAS — For more than a month now Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief and medical teams have been working in communities wrecked by devastation in and around San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The back-to-back Category 4 storms Eta and Iota made landfall in early November, triggering landslides and catastrophic flooding that displaced hundreds of thousands of families….

Samaritan’s Purse medical teams are providing critical care through their emergency field hospital in hurricane-struck Honduras.

HONDURAS — Samaritan’s Purse medical teams are providing critical care in Jesus’ Name through their emergency field hospital in hurricane-struck San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The charity continues to assess the needs of hurting communities across Honduras, ramping up the response to distribute additional hygiene kits and emergency shelter materials to families in need. Along with…

Hundreds of thousands people are displaced at San Pedro Sula, Honduras, after Hurricane Eta rains triggered devastating flooding & landslides

HONDURAS — Hundreds of thousands of displaced people now line the streets of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, after Hurricane Eta’s slow-moving rains triggered devastating flooding and landslides. Entire communities are left without access to shelter, clean water, and crucial medical care. If that weren’t bad enough, Hurricane Iota brought more winds and rain across Honduras,…

76 students received gift-filled shoeboxes at the first Operation Christmas Child outreach event at the western Pacific island nation.

PACIFIC ISLANDS, PALAU — Rengesuul Yobech sat in the shade of a spacious open-air gymnasium at Peleliu Elementary School in Palau on a sweltering late-February afternoon earlier in 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe. The school’s 76 students were assembled there, eager to receive gift-filled shoeboxes at the first Operation Christmas Child festive…

With Nassau’s Princess Margaret Hospital, Samaritan’s Purse offered critical care at a 28-bed field hospital to treat COVID 19

BAHAMAS — As the Bahamas experienced a deadly second wave of the coronavirus, Samaritan’s Purse came alongside the island nation to provide an Emergency Field Hospital and critical Infection Prevention Control (IPC) training. In partnership with Nassau’s Princess Margaret Hospital, Samaritan’s Purse doctors and nurses offered critical care at a 28-bed field hospital, specially designed…

Samaritan’s Purse has raised a 28-bed Emergency Field Hospital in Nassau, the Bahamas, to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic there.

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse has raised a 28-bed Emergency Field Hospital in Nassau, the Bahamas, to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic there. The charity is partnering with Princess Margaret Hospital in this fight to save lives. Dr. Elliott Tenpenny, Samaritan’s Purse Rather strange on the streets– seeing these beautiful city streets utterly devoid of people….

Global Handwashing Day is October 15 - the annual observance was established by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Handwashing Day is October 15. The annual observance was established by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008. The Partnership is a coalition of private sector entities, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations that collaborate to promote handwashing. I thought that responsibility belonged to my parents. “Don’t touch anything with your…

Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief teams are helping hurting homeowners in southwest Louisiana following the destruction by Hurricane Laura

LOUISIANA — Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief teams are helping hurting homeowners in southwest Louisiana following the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Laura. The charity is responding to the great need in four southwest Louisiana locations—Lake Charles, Jennings, DeRidder, and DeQuincy. The Category 4 storm struck under the cover of darkness—creating widespread devastation and displacing hundreds…

LA Dream Center provides free personalized care to each resident, with the goal of helping each individual secure employment, housing and continue growth.

LOS ANGELES — This month, the Los Angeles Dream Center is celebrating a significant milestone. Founder Matthew Barnett, his wife Caroline and their entire team of staff and volunteers are commemorating 25 years of service to the people of Los Angeles. The 25th anniversary celebration beginning on Thursday, September 26 will include many events, but…

A baby with a debilitating cleft lip in Guinea received free surgery from Mercy Ships, the charity’s 100,000th surgical procedure onboard its hospital ships

HIGH SEAS – A 7-month-old patient receives cleft lip surgery onboard the world’s largest charity hospital ship. A baby born with a debilitating cleft lip in Guinea has received free surgery from Mercy Ships volunteers, marking the charity’s 100,000th surgical procedure onboard its hospital ships. Aissata (EYE-sat-ah), a 7-month-old child, travelled with her mother nearly…

Following Beirut devastating explosion initiatives have seen SAT-7 staff bring food & water to those continuing the mammoth relief task

BEIRUT — Following Beirut’s devastating explosion several recent initiatives have seen SAT-7 staff bring food and water to those continuing the mammoth task of clearing glass and securing buildings, including providing a breakfast to one volunteer group. Maroun Bou Rached, SAT-7 Lebanon’s Executive Director. explains why their team were preparing breakfast for 250 volunteers of…

Gospel for Asia (GFA World) is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles to survive COVID-19 coronavirus

Stay-at-home Americans challenged to support coronavirus relief efforts WILLS POINT, TX — Faith-based humanitarian group Gospel for Asia (GFA World, and its affiliates like Gospel for Asia Canada) founded by KP Yohannan is helping to sustain desperate families pushed to the brink of starvation as South Asia battles the deadly coronavirus. More than 5,000 cases…